Accordingly, this is called the people-development level of leadership. I found this one good but less interesting, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 4, 2018. message New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell gives in this power-packed guidebook: Leadership 101. Yet another book I read for a course at work. John Maxwell has written a manual on how to lead from the middle of the pack. Some of the scenarios do not work in business. Might be coloured to the areans in which the authors has personally experienced, but I would say as a middle manager or lower minion myself certainly I have experienced challenges scenarios described in this book. 1. The good news is that you can increase your influence beyond your title and position. I feel that if the book is that bad at least my time was not a complete waste. I really, truly wanted to like this book. Something went wrong. Learn how to lead with maximum impact, regardless of your position, through this masterclass distillation of John C. Maxwell's thirty years of experience teaching people how to make a significant difference in their organizations. John C. Maxwell is arguably – and even by acclamation – the leading authority on leadership and... “The 360° Leader … 296 reviews. That bottom (or first) level is position. EMPOWERMENT! Similarly, people think that they’ll only be able to lead people when they rise to a position of leadership. I'm not the top boss but I'm also not the entry level manager either. We were all hired for a purpose, and part of that purpose is to excel in our position so our supervisors and bosses do not have to microm. It is not very applicable for upper management or entry level positions. The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization by John C. Maxwell Paperback $16.39 In Stock. They can "lead up" the hierarchy by working with their supervisors; they can "lead across" the organization's structure by working with their colleagues; and they can "lead down" the hierarchy by directing and motivating their subordinates. Great book covering all the keys to being a 360 degree leader. you are an influencer. He read articles. He was determined to run a marathon. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 29, 2015. It tells you about lots of way on how to lead! Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Timing wise it was spot on, content amazing and so applicable to work, home etc. I've read other John Maxwell books and have enjoyed them and found them helpful. Great tips and insights. John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 33 million books in fifty languages. There are so many books out there, it can be overwhelming on where to start. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. What makes the difference? once again touches on the process ofdeveloping the art of leadership by giving the reader practical tools andinsights into developing the qualities found in great ... America's leadership expert teaches that if your life in any way connects with other people, ... America's leadership expert teaches that if your life in any way connects with other people, You care about them, not just the job they can do for you or the organization. Understand the value of increasing your influence with others at every level of the organization 2. Excellent book, considering managing and leading up down and sideways. Readers will learn how to overcome the challenges facing the vast majority of professionals, including the pressures and pain points that come from being caught in the middle, and will gain the confidence and competence to step into their roles as significant influencers. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Es un buen libro, ya que hace un listado de cosas a considerar cuando se está en un punto medio de la organización en términos de liderazgo. They will follow only within the boundaries of your job description. The goal is more important than the role. If I had to identify the number one misconception people have about leadership, it would be the belief that leadership comes simply from having a position or title. But if you lead people using only your position, and you do nothing else to try to increase your influence, then people will follow you only because they have to. For some leaders-it might even feel like dead weight. Leadership is divided into 3 groups: lead your boss, lead your colleagues and lead your staff. Leaders in the middle can have a profound effect on an organization.". Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and audiences as diverse as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the National Football League, and ambassadors at the United Nations. From what you are, your influence is already greater than you know. Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser, The Position Myth: "I can't lead if I am not at the top.". Antes de leerlo recomendaría leer primero otro libro del mismo autor que se llama "Desarrolle al líder que está en UD", muy buen libro para acrecentar tus habilidades de liderazgo. A good leader has great characters. As a 360 degree leader, you must recognize the great power of any position to be able to lead others. HarperCollins Leadership; Reprint edition (October 17, 2011), Reviewed in the United States on March 30, 2019. One of, if not the, best books on leadership I have read. This book, John C. Maxwell's, The 360 Degree Leader, helps in stick-handling through the leadership possibilities at all levels of an organization. They don't have to be in familiar surroundings. He notes that this can be a frustrating scenario, and also provides some advice on how to deal with the challenges. In this book I found a lot of references that I heard in the speech of the famous romanian speaker (actually the best speaker in Romania): Lorand Soares Szasz (now I know where the brilliant ideas were taken from). Stand up for your leader whenever you can. This is where you start with John Maxwell. Current price is $16.49, Original price is $17.99. To reach the fourth level of leadership, you must focus on developing others. It shows anyone how to lead, regardless of their level in any organization. I also found it very irritating that he references his other (probably equally as hokey and obvious) books SO often. Start by marking “The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization” as Want to Read: Error rating book. 31 likes. They don't have to be in their comfort zones. I must tell you when I read through it, I felt like John wrote chapters and sections of this book specifically for me. And, of course, he trained. Something went wrong. It seemed like everything he wrote was just a repackaging of the same concept: leadership=influence. You have to pay the price. A comprehensive guide for middle-level leaders who may be... About John C. Maxwell. Great work, really helped me while am writing my own book. Many people get stuck in a mindset of “when I get this, then I’ll get that.” When I get a better job, then I’ll be happy. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date. Leaders think within a broader context. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. We had to read this book for work. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. I think this could be beneficial to someone early in their career, just to get some smarts on maneuvering in a business environment, but I ha. I have loved reading many of John Maxwell's books. What does 360 degree Leadership entail ? tags: self-discipline. In this blog, I will attempt to compress the issues that John C. Maxwell covers in this book. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. It is a great book for an office where people are willing to help each other succeed to get the office's mission(s) completed. Similarly, people think that they’ll only be able to lead people when they rise to a position. Enjoy a great reading experience when you buy the Kindle edition of this book. I don't believe that I learned anything by reading the first half completely that I wouldn't have learned by just reading titles and first/last paragraphs of (sub)chapters. If it is not obvious to you, you probably will not be a good leader anyway. It was recommended by the Adjutant General for the OH Guard which is why I read it and I felt like it really applied to both my military career and my civilian career. Because you care about them, they begin to trust you more. After a while, they become more and more unhappy, until they finally decide to try another team, another leader, or another organization. Give a return on your leader's investment. You can make a difference no matter where you are. Your agenda is to pour yourself into the individuals you lead-mentor them, help them develop their skills, and sharpen their leadership ability. It utilizes a fast, flat race course. Well, when I become a leader, I'll read some of your books!" Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. They want to make improvements. Maxwell ... “The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader gets straight tothe heart of leadership issues. If you were to meet Charlie, you'd never guess that he is a runner. “The greatest enemy of good thinking is busyness.”, “If you wouldn't follow yourself, why should anyone else?”. Submit your email address to receive Barnes & Noble offers & updates. I'm a firm believer in the 360° feedback process and the whole "lead from the middle" mindset. I couldn't force myself to read the latter half of the book in its entirety. They make banal statements and reinforce crappy ideals that don't challenge individuals or businesses, nor do they get at the root of most individuals/business actual problems.